TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. sapid => insipid.
- insipid (adj.)
- 1610s, "without taste or perceptible flavor," from French insipide (16c.), from Late Latin inspidus "tasteless," from Latin in- "not" (see in- (1)) + sapidus "tasty," from sapere "have a taste" (also "be wise;" see sapient). Figurative meaning "uninteresting, dull" first recorded 1640s, but it was also a secondary sense in Medieval Latin.
In ye coach ... went Mrs. Barlow, the King's mistress and mother to ye Duke of Monmouth, a browne, beautifull, bold, but insipid creature. [John Evelyn, diary, Aug. 18, 1649]
- 1. They gave an insipid opening performance in a nil-nil draw with Peru.
- 2. It tasted bland and insipid, like warmed cardboard.
- 3. a cup of insipid coffee
- 4. On the surface she seemed meek, rather insipid.
- 5. It tasted indescribably bland and insipid, like warmed cardboard.
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